Full-Day Private Guided Tour of Shanghai City Highlights
This classic leisure full-day tour will amaze you with top and popular attractions in Shanghai. After a convenient hotel pickup, appreciate the perfect view on the 88th floor of Jin Mao Tower; admire the western-style architectures around Former French Concession area; visit Jing'an Temple; admire the facade of various significant edifices around People's Square; walk around Nanjing Road and the Bund. According to your preference, your guide will recommend some delicious local foods to eat near the Huaihai Road.
1. Visit the central origin of Shanghai urban coordinate axis at Park Hotel
2. Walk around Nanjing Road, explore surrounding communities and the thinnest building
3. See the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles and modern skyscrapers along the Bund
4. Your guide can answer all your questions about the city on this small group tour
5. Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Shanghai hotel
per adult from
7 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Entry/Admission - Jin Mao Tower
- Entry/Admission - Jing'an Temple
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, we will move to Pudong New Area.
As a new and bustling district, Pudong offers visitors some of the most modern attractions, businesses, skyscrapers and shopping malls, all featuring the latest in entertainment, technology and fashion.
In a mere twenty years, Pudong has boomed into one of the busiest and prosperous areas of the world, flourishing in the business of world trade and finance, prevailing in world technology and boasting some of the world's highest skyscrapers. Such as: Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai Tower, Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower and Jin Mao Tower.
Then, we will walk along Lujiazui Ring Bridge which is good place to photograph skyscrapers and visit Jin Mao Tower.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Jin Mao Tower, No.88 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200121 China
Being the forth tallest building only to Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, Jin Mao Tower is located in the center of Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in Pudong. It is 420.5 meters (almost 1,380 feet) tall and covers an area of 2.3 hectares (5.68 acres). The architect, Adrian D. Smith, of this skyscraper ingeniously combined the elements of traditional Chinese culture with the newest architectural styles of the time, which makes it one of the best-constructed buildings in China.
The 88th floor-the highest floor, is reserved for the tower's observation deck, which can hold 1000 people at any one time. From there, visitors can get a sweeping view of the sceneries on the banks of Huangpu River.
Then, we will admire the western-style architectures in the 1920s around Former French Concession area.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Former French Concession, Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
We will walk around Former French Concession area, such as: Jinjiang Hotel, Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, Moller Residence, Cathay Cinema and so on.
Known for its tree-lined boulevards, the former French Concession is a stylish neighborhood boasting a charming mix of Chinese and European architecture. Walk along quiet alleyways, absorb the botanical beauty of a French-style park and admire the intricate facades of villas and apartments built in the early 20th century and discover the famous figures that have resided within.
Then, we will walk along Huaihai Road which is Shanghai's most beautiful and fashionable street with the best emotional appeal.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Huaihai Road Commercial Street, Huaihai Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China
Located in the downtown of Shanghai's French Concession, Huaihai Road is one of the busiest shopping streets in Shanghai. It is known to all that Huaihai Road is Shanghai's most beautiful and fashionable street with the best emotional appeal.
With modern architecture standing in great numbers, Huaihai Road is a place where fashionable and brand-name commodities are plentiful, following world trends. Being famous for elegance and romance, Huaihai Road is a glorious shopping paradise in most people's eyes.
According to your preference, your guide will recommend a place to eat near the Huaihai Road, which could be a small local eatery or elegant cuisine restaurant.
Then, we will visit the most famous temples in Shanghai - Jing’an Temple.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Jing'an Temple, No.1686 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai China
Jing'an Temple is one of the most famous temples in Shanghai which is located at West Nanjing Road, the flourishing downtown area of Shanghai.
Jing'an Temple is a good place to escape the hustle and bustle of crowds in downtown Shanghai. In the meantime, you can enjoy the marvellous painting and calligraphy by Yangzhou's Eight Eccentric Painters in the Exhibition Hall of Buddhist Relics. An important display of this temple is the bronze bell which was made in the Ming Dynasty.
Then, we will transfer to People’s Square, visit the central origin of Shanghai urban coordinate axis at Park Hotel and admire the facade of various significant edifices around People's Square.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang), People's Square, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
Shanghai People's Square is located at the very center of Shanghai and is the demarcation point of East Nanjing Road and West Nanjing Road. It is a flourishing place for people to look around.
Before 1949, the area of Shanghai People’s Square and the People’s Park was used as a famous horse racetrack which was built in 1861, honored as the ‘No.1 Racetrack in Far East’. Visitors still can find the ruins for the former main building standing at the northeast part of the People’s Square.
We can see many scenic spots around people's square, such as the new Municipal Government Mansion, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater, Shanghai History Museum and Mu'en Church. Then, we will visit Shanghai Museum to learn about profound history and culture.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Shanghai Grand Theater, No.300 Renmin Avenue, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
We will admire the facade of Shanghai Grand Theater.
Shanghai Grand Theater is uniquely designed and beautifully shaped. It combines western and Chinese architectural styles perfectly. The white arched vault sets off glass curtain walls like a crystal palace.
Stop At: Hotel Park Hotel Shanghai, 170 Nan Jing Xi Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
As a classic example of art deco architecture designed by Laszlo Hudec. Park Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Shanghai. It was the tallest building ever in Shanghai. Here is used as the central origin of Shanghai urban coordinate axis. Park Hotel is considered an architectural milestone that lends a touch of historic charm to the animated cityscape.
Then, we will explore local Bird And Flower Market to experience original Shanghai lifestyle.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
Nanjing Road is considered to be the 'No. 1 commercial street in China', which has been a landmark for this city for a long time. Along its 5.5 kilometers, you will find over 600 shops that on average are visited by some 1.7 million people each day.
You can also visit the surrounding neighborhoods and the thinnest building.
You can also visit the thinnest building in Ningbo Road is known as Paper Building(纸片楼).
The building was once reported by British Daily Mail, stated as perhaps the world's flattest and thinnest building. Standing diagonally in the front of the the building, it just looks like a piece of paper. The old house had four floors, not all that thin; it takes the shape of triangular polygon. This novel and strange building still has a large number of residents.
Then, we will transfer to the Bund and see the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
The Bund is a famous waterfront on the west bank of Huangpu River and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai. Here, the charm of Shanghai as a bustling metropolis combining the century-old history and flourishing future is fully presented, making the Bund Shanghai a must-see attraction. We will see the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles at the Bund. Such as Peace Hotel(Heping Fandian), Shanghai Customs House and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. We will appreciate skyscrapers across the Huangpu River.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: The Bund City Sculptures, Jinling Dong Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001 China
We will see the Bund City Sculptures, Monument to the People's Heroes, Huangpu Park and Waibaidu Bridge.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel. Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will pick you up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.